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UEFI + Ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64 With a UEFI boot (without CSM enabled in firmware), the media boots into a GRUB menu. UEFI booting can be troublesome, some firmware has the tendency to change from UEFI to BIOS boot in between reboots. Other times the USB stick needs to be plugged in a different port after each boot for the firmware to recognize it. ...


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For burning the DVD, Startup Disk Creator is the wrong tool for the job. Startup Disk Creator will not burn DVDs--its purpose is just to write bootable ISO images to USB flash drives and SD cards. You said you have K3b. That will burn DVDs, so you may wish to use that. Burning an Ubuntu ISO image with K3b is covered in the Burning from Kubuntu section of ...


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Test gdisk. It is available in Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04.1 Live Iso. Open a terminal. Execute: sudo su gdisk /dev/sd? The gdisk program employs a user interface similar to that of Linux's fdisk, but gdisk modifies GPT partitions. It also has the capability of transforming MBR partitions or BSD disklabels into GPT partitions. Like the original fdisk ...


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The Ubuntu Hashes page doesn't list SHA256 hashes but only MD5 hashes. See http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04.1/SHA256SUMS for SHA256 hashes of the 14.04 images.


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All the package files are located in the pool directory: $ sudo mount ~/Downloads/OS/ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso /mnt $ cd /mnt $ ls autorun.inf boot casper dists EFI install isolinux md5sum.txt pics pool preseed README.diskdefines ubuntu wubi.exe $ ls pool/restricted/b/bcmwl/bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb 1.1M ...


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It started with Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog) The live CD allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all. The desktop CD allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later. This type of CD is what most people will want to use. You will need at least 256MB of RAM to ...


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Every Ubuntu release has had a live CD feature. Live images were always functional, but over time they have risen in prominence and usefulness, especially over the course of the first several releases. 4.10 The first release ever of Ubuntu was 4.10 Warty Warthog. As detailed in the release announcement and download archive, installation and live CD images ...


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Yes, you can abort dd. Just go to the terminal where dd is running and press Ctrl+C. Aborting dd will not roll things back to the way they were before dd started writing a stream of data to the disk. But that's fine, because you don't need that. If your goal is just to clear out all the partitions on the disk and make a new partition table, you can do ...



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